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25 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

You know your bays and bridges, but here are 25 unreal facts you might not have known about the Golden City.<p><b>1.</b> The Chinese fortune cookie was …

Photographers Rejoice: Adobe Unveils a $10/Month Photoshop CC and LR Plan

When Adobe announced its shift to a subscription-only model earlier this year, there was an outcry from photographers who balked at the idea of …

Insights On 3 Options For Portrait Photography Pricing

The key to any successful business is understanding how much you need to make in order to stay in business, and what your ideal client is willing to …

How to Photograph Flowers

I know what you’re thinking. “Flowers? Really? Didn’t he just write about shooting football?” As a matter of fact, I did. I shoot lots of different …

When to Stop Being a Photographer and Start Being a Photo Editor

At some point, every photo shoot comes to an end. Every portrait session, cookbook shoot, family vacation, ad campaign, college graduation, wedding, …

Photo Essays

17-Year-Old Daydreamer’s Surreal Escape

Belgium-based photographer Ian Komac captures and creates surreal scenes both in nature and indoors. The 17-year-old photo enthusiast has been honing his craft from a young age, continually growing his skill set in photography and photo manipulation. Following the completion of his final school …

Photography

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes!

Temperatures are rising and no one wants to turn on their oven these days. The solution for your next summer soiree? No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes! Just assemble, chill, top with berries, and serve. Cool and easy.<p><b>Ingredients</b> (makes 16 cheesecakes):<p>– 15 graham crackers (8 ounces)<p>– 1 stick …

How to photograph the supermoon

When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon and Earth in the lunar orbit, a supermoon occurs.<p>In 2014, the moon will appear …

Cameras

Bikes on Amtrak is good for tourism, say New York lawmakers

New York lawmakers are pushing Amtrak to add baggage cars to its passenger trains that would be capable of carrying bicycles.<p>U.S. Sen. Charles …

America’s best little beach towns

Step away from the summer crowds and pay these five unpretentious spots a visit, ranging from a scenic shoreline in California to a New Jersey town oozing with Victorian history.

How to Become a Nat Geo Photographer

<b>Reader Question:</b> How do I become a photographer for National Geographic?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Photography is really no different than any other pursuit in life if you plan to make a living at it. Unfortunately, there are very few full time salaried photography jobs. All the photographers who take pictures for</i> …

5 Reasons Why Active Family Travel Is Growing

People take vacations for a variety of reasons; some to rest, some to discover new places, and others to experience unique adventures. Still others like to travel as a family, to experience a new place and try new things together. Active travel is one of the best types of family trips because it …

Helio Portable Pressure Shower | By Nemo

There is nothing like a hot shower after a perfect day of surfing or hiking. The Helio Pressure Shower by Nemo features an 11 liter welded fabric …

ShotHotspot: An Intelligent Search Engine that Finds Great Photo Locations for You

Once you’ve lived somewhere long enough, it’s easy to fall into a photographic rut. We’re not talking about a running low on creativity (read this if …

10 Easy Tips and Tricks for Looking Better in Photographs

Before running out for Botox or for a fancy photographer, here are 10 quick and easy things you can do to improve how you look in photos:<p>Have a lot …

How to Jumpstart Your Photography With Self Assignments

As photographers who wish to improve our art, chances are we always looking for opportunities to practice our craft. The problem is, our practice …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

Paidpiper Launches At Disrupt NY, Letting You Pay For Others’ Purchases In Stores

Paidpiper launched at Disrupt NY today, aiming to make your physical wallet, and presence, less necessary — in a good way.<p>At the beginning of my freshman fall at Stanford I was wandering around campus with a lanyard around my neck buying books, a bike, a mini fridge and more. Not destined to be an …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

This LEGO DSLR Comes with a Flexible Strap and External Flash

If you thought the LEGO Nikon F SLR we shared earlier this week was neat, check out this LEGO DSLR created by Taiwanese LEGO enthusiast RGB900. The …

Just Back From: Big Sur

<i>Brooklyn-based garden writer Katie Mendelson took advantage of a long weekend to get a nature fix in Northern California. She ate, she hiked, she</i> …

How to Enjoy Downtown Napa

The Napa Valley is synonymous with wine and romantic getaways.<p>Simply mention the region and watch as imagery of vast vineyards and rolling hills are …

Wine

#TripLit: Adventures at the Greek Table

<b>My #TripLit pick for April:</b> <b>Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table</b><p>While Greece may be in the headlines these days for its economic woes and social unrest, when I think of Greece, I picture crystalline sunlight on a landscape of rock, sea, sand, and tree; bone-white ruins of layered …

Smile-Inducing Portraits of People Lost In Daydreams and Happy Thoughts

Photographer Alexandra Sandu is on a mission with her photos: she wants to put a smile on people’s faces and make people who see her images feel good …